Walking in black folks' shoes

After receiving a Headline Club Award and several offers from publishers, a version of the series was published as In the Land of Jim Crow (1949). The serial boosted circulation for the Gazette and was widely read on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line. It even prompted a counter-series in …

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Here’s Why This Black Scientist is Marching in Washington

A black nuclear and diagnostic medical physicist shares why he is attending the March for Science Image: iStock/SolStock Virgil Cooper, nuclear and diagnostic medical physicist.     There’s a grassroots effort brewing and this time it’s not from political activists or even Black Lives Matter protesters. This is a call-to-action …

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[Updated] Trump’s FCC Chief Ending Free Internet for Poor Families

Though initiated by the former conservative administrations of Reagan and Bush, Trump’s newly appointed chairman of the FCC plans to terminate the federal program that provides phone and internet access to low-income families (Image: Image: iStock/skynesher) President Trump’s newly appointed chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ajit Pai, will …

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Medical News Today: Living with AFib: Tips and outlook

Atrial fibrillation, commonly known as AFib, is an irregular heartbeat. It can lead to the heart not pumping enough oxygen-rich blood to the rest of the body. With proper medical treatment, people with AFib can lead a full, healthy life. There are also several changes that people …

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In his first interview, Trump’s Secretary of State says he isn’t a fan of press access

Tillerson also refused to answer questions about the email alias he reportedly used while CEO of Exxon. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, arrives at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China, Saturday, March 18, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool In an interview with the right-leaning Independent Journal Review — the …

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Medical News Today: Lactate may be key for cancer development

Researchers are working hard to understand the mechanism responsible for oncogenesis, the process through which normal cells become cancerous ones. A new study focuses on lactate – a molecule produced during intense exercise – and explains its role in cancer cell formation. New research suggests that lactate plays a crucial …

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